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Alina Horvath

Alina Horvath

‘A wonderful musician who possesses sensitivity and musical intelligence, in command of a rich palette of timbre.’

Petras Geniušas (Lithuanian pianist)

Solo - Piano


  • Alina Horvath - Classical piano


Alina performs an extensive repertoire of baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary music and aims to share a mixture of well-known melodies and less often heard works for solo piano.

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in D major K 119, L 415

Sonata in G minor K 450, L 338

Sonata in A major k 175

Joseph Haydn: Sonata in E flat major Hob. XVI/52

L van Beethoven: 7 Bagatelles Op. 33

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 16 in A minor, S.244/ Le Rossignol, S. 250/1/Petrarch Sonett 123

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 2, Op. 31

Claude Debussy: Pour le Piano

Béla Bartók: Suite Op. 14


Hungarian pianist Alina Horváth is the recipient of the Philip Halstead Prize for Piano. Winner of the ‘Music without borders’ International Contemporary Music Competition; including the Audience Award, the Governors' Recital Prize and the Mary D Adams Prize for Chamber Music. She has been a concerto soloist with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Symphony Orchestra and the Wind Orchestra, and a recitalist in many concert halls and music festivals across the UK and Hungary such as Budapest Spring Festival, Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Glasgow Piano Festival and Music at Paxton. She is a pianist on the Live Music Now young artist scheme, giving concerts and workshops across Scotland. Among other prestigious venues her voice and piano duo has performed at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Aberdeen Music Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. As part of the research project ‘Editing Robert Burns for the 21th Century’ she played virginal and pianoforte on the recordings of The Centre of Robert Burns Studies, producing a multi-volume edition of Robert Burns’s work published by Oxford University Press. She also recorded piano for the background score of the Indian Kannada cyber thriller, Gultoo (2018). Her love of music is not only dedicated to performances, but she is also an enthusiastic teacher at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Conservatoire and accompanist at the National Youth Choir of Scotland. On her vacation Alina enjoys teaching the piano at the international Allegro Summer Camp held annually at the spectacular lake Balaton in Hungary.